Authors Posts by Cherwell



Student Soapbox

So what are you doing this summer? A rickshaw run across Mongolia? Spraying Moet over sun-kissed buttocks in Monaco? Ridding yourself of sins by...

Side Lines

Bannister, Chataway and Brasher; the four-minute-mile was something of a team achievement; without his pace makers the good doctor might never have breasted the...

News in Brief

Harry’s the business Said Business School hired a man from East London to pose as Harry Potter for the day, brightening up luncheon at...

The Fog of War

A rare gem of a film doing the tour of select cinemas across the country at the moment is Errol Morris’ The Fog of...

Swallowing the Sun – David Parks

Martin is a man of destiny – or at least we are assured as much with mounting insistence throughout Swallowing the Sun. He has...

Side Lines – Cricket

Cricket is often derided as a boring sport – Cherwell thinks that those who think so simply don’t get it, but will lay off...

Bouncer fights dismissal

The Oxford Union is set to face an electoral tribunal after sacked bouncer Imran Abrahams vowed to fight the allegations that led to his...

No traffic charge

The Oxford City Council has ruled out a London-style congestion charge to ease the city’s grid-locked streets. Despite initially considering the scheme following the...

Worst shopping

Oxford is one of the worst places to shop in the UK, a new survey says, and is unlikely to improve. The survey of...

OUP is top

Oxford University Press (OUP) is Britain’s top publisher according to an annual league published in the trade magazine ‘The Bookseller.’ A spokesperson from the...


Autumn by Ali Smith: a seasonal portrait of post-Brexit Britain

The first book in Smith's ongoing quartet reminds us that sympathy is possible in our polarised times

‘Widows’ is a celebration of female grit and resolve

Viola Davis leads a group of kick-ass women in a heist film with a lot on its mind

England’s stubborn faith in Keaton Jennings reaps its reward

The ECB must explore ways to promote the lost art of Test batsmanship at a grassroots level

Salome Review – ‘struggles to take audience into another world’

Tea Party Productions' 'Salome' shows the play's continuing power to unsettle

How Charlie Chaplin lost his voice

The rise and fall of the filmmaker and his silent medium